BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats have opened a seven-point lead over the centre-left Social Democrats five months ahead of the Sept. 24 election, according to a poll on Sunday in the Bild am Sonntag newspaper.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday defended her foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel, whose meeting with a group critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel talks. Netanyahu said...Show More Summary
The EU's top officials will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a NATO summit next month amid mounting tensions with Ankara, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday. EU President Donald Tusk made the announcement...Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that she and President Donald Trump have built a "good working relationship" even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damage to the pivotal U.S.-German partnership.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Emmanuel Macron would be a strong president for France and she hoped he would win a run-off on May 7 against far-right leader Marine Le Pen. As runner-up in last Sunday’s opening ballot, Le Pen remains the underdog going into the run-off, but several polls have suggested […]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said she believed French presidential contender Emmanuel Macron would be a "strong president" if elected in a run-off against far-right leader Marine Le Pen. "I have absolutely no doubt that Emmanuel Macron will be a strong president if he is elected, as I hope he will be," she told the RND newspaper group. Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates this weekend with a message that they should do more to help refugees. Germany has taken in … Click to Continue »
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi next Tuesday to prepare the upcoming G20 summit in July and discuss geopolitical conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, a German government spokesman said on Friday.
The international project of flattering Ivanka Trump—which some of the world’s most notable women, from Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, to Queen Máxima, of the Netherlands, engaged in at a panel discussion during the W20 conference, in Berlin, this week—does not always run smoothly. Show More Summary
EU-Turkey relations have been severely hit by actions taken by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday. "The developments over the past weeks have severely hit German-Turkish ties as...Show More Summary
Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany is closely watching to see how Turkey will respond to reports from international election monitors who noted a series of irregularities in a referendum to … Click to Continue »
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said suggested that Britain has 'illusions' about how straightforward Brexit will be. Speaking in German Parliament, she said the new relationship between Britain and the EU could not be negotiated...Show More Summary
The Latest on Chancellor Angela Merkel's statement to the German parliament (all times local): 9:50 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Britain will not retain the same rights and … Click to Continue »
BERLIN (Reuters) - Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union will be very demanding both for the British and the remaining 27 members of the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Britain must engage in "constructive dialogue" with the European Union before negotiations can begin on its departure from the bloc. "We need to know how … Click to Continue »
DORTMUND, Germany (Reuters) - For all its economic success, Germany has a growing problem with inequality and poverty, and yet Chancellor Angela Merkel seems to be deflecting the blame so far as the battlelines are drawn for elections in September.
Appearing on a panel with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, First Daughter Ivanka Trump claimed her father treats her no differently than her brothers. “As a daughter I can speak on a very personal level, knowing that he encouraged me and enabled me to thrive,” Ms Trump said. Show More Summary
According to a senior administration official, Trump recently pitched the idea to World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, who then discussed it with other leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. [...] any involvement inShow More Summary
Protesters gathered outside the Deutsche Bank building to boos and hiss Ivanka Trump, who was attending a dinner along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel there.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman has backed the country's foreign minister in a spat over his meeting with a rights group in Israel, saying it must be possible to meet … Click to Continue »